Strawberry Humdinger Dessert

1 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1/2 stick real butter, MELTED
1 stick real butter, SOFTENED
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, well drained
1 cup heavy whipping cream
4 Tablespoons powdered sugar

Mix wafer crumbs and the 1/2-stick (1/4 cup)melted butter; reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture.

Press remaining crumb mixture firmly in bottom of ungreased square (8x8 or 9x9) pan. Beat the 1-stick (1/2 cup) softened butter with 1 cup powdered sugar on low speed until smooth. Spread evenly over crumb mixture.

Layer sliced strawberries, then pineapple evenly over butter mixture; press ligtly into butter mixture.

In a chilled bowl, beat whipping cream and 4 Tablespoons powdered sugar until stiff; spread evenly over fruit.

Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.

Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours.

***Frozen strawberries will work as long as they have been thawed and drained well.